Understanding, Engaging, and Deploying the Generations Present in Your Church, Part 4: MillennialsMillennials are here and they are starting to take over in leadership roles today.
I am currently going through a 5-part series on looking at the different generations alive today and how to understand that for the sake of mission. You can see Part 1 here, Part 2 here, and Part 3 here. This is not intended to be an in-depth look at such generations— whole books have been written! However, I was asked to explain four generations at a recent Missio Nexus meeting and these articles came from that presentation.
The Millennials are the most studied, talked about, and dissected group in history. They've been praised as the next great generation and, in some evangelical circles, the missionary generation.
I’m not going to address everything— or even many things— about Millennials here. My focus has been how generations work together and I am giving a very high-end look at generations for..Read more